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Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on June 29 condemned remarks by Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD), over a potential rally by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who will visit the country as a part of the G-20 summit in Hamburg next week
President Tayyip Erdoğan’s address to the Turkish community in Germany during his visit to country for the G-20 Summit on July 7-8 is “not on his official schedule yet,” Turkish presidential sources told the Hürriyet Daily News on June 29.
Turkey said its military base in Qatar is part of a “common vision” with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) toward the preservation of regional peace, security and stability, stressing that it is not aimed against any particular country and claiming that Turkish activities in the region are unrelated to the ongoing crisis in the Gulf.
Turkey will retaliate against any cross-border gunfire from the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia in Syria and will not remain silent in the face of anti-Turkey activities by terrorist groups abroad, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said on June 29
Turkey will thwart all regional plots and those who think otherwise will get their answers on the field, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The Saudi Embassy in Ankara has denied reports that it issued any statements advising Saudi citizens against traveling to Turkey.
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Birol Başkan speaks to HDN about his book ‘Turkey and Qatar in the Tangled Geopolitics of the Middle East’ and the ongoing crisis in the Arab Gulf
President Erdoğan again remonstrates with the US for arming the YPG, calling describing military aid as a violation of NATO rules
The Turkish government has delivered the necessary compensation to the families of the victims of Israel’s 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara flotilla, Finance Minister Naci Ağbal said on June 23, after controversy over delayed payments
Turkey and Qatar signed a military cooperation agreement that allows the former to establish a base on Qatari soil in line with their sovereign rights, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said, calling on Saudi Arabia to respect the bilateral deal and to correct the mistake of requesting the closure of the base
Turkey does not plan to reassess a deal on its military base in Qatar, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on June 23 in a reply to a call from four Arab states to shut down its military base in the Gulf state